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The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City

Jennifer Mack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698691
eISBN:
9781452958774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698691.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In The Construction of Equality, Jennifer Mack shows how Syriac-instigated architectural projects and spatial practices have altered the Swedish city’s built environment “from below.” Combining ... More


Sweden and the Sorrows

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on his immigrant family saga of life coming from Sweden to America and back again during the first half of the twentieth ... More


Two Men from Swedetown

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on the lives of his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg, and his maternal grandfather, Richard Stone, as Swedish immigrants in ... More


The Shadows of Despair

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0004
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on the hardships experienced by his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg, and his family as Swedish immigrants in Chicago. The ... More


Feeding the Sparrows

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0005
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects further on the lives of his maternal grandfather, Richard Stone, and his family as Swedish immigrants in Chicago in the ... More


Oscar and Evelyn and Charley

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0006
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, looks back more on the lives of his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg, and his family as Swedish immigrants in Chicago. Oscar’s ... More


A Picnic, a Proposal, a Passage

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0007
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on the lives of his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg, and his wife Helen as Swedish immigrants in Chicago. In a conversation ... More


The Crying Game

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0009
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, describes in more detail the lives of his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg, his wife Helen, and their respective families as Swedish ... More


A Child of Clubland

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0014
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, reflects on his experiences at Clubland in Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. He remembers Clubland because he ... More


The Taming of the Swede

Richard C. Lindberg

in Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.003.0015
Subject:
History, Family History

In this chapter, the author, a first-generation Swedish American, talks about his father, Oscar Waldemar Lindberg. When he was sixty-seven years old, Oscar desired to make some changes in the quality ... More


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